The Doom That Got here to Gotham Film

Screenshot of Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham.

Picture: WB Animation/DC Comics

Over the a long time, animation that includes Batman has taken the Darkish Knight down some attention-grabbing avenues. Past seeing him at greatest and most inexperienced, we’ve seen him get out of his relative consolation zone by singing or turning into a ninja. For his subsequent animated enterprise, he’ll be winding again the clock all the best way again to the Twenties.

Revealed earlier within the week, Batman: The Doom That Got here to Gotham will see an alternate model of the character (as voiced by David Giuntoli, coming back from 2020’s Batman: Soul of the Dragon) within the Gotham of that point interval try to push again an historical evil that he unintentionally awoke within the first place. The arrival of that being, referred to as the Lurker on the Threshold, ends in a crop of supernatural beings making their presence identified in Gotham, resembling Ra’s al Ghul (Navid Negahban) and Jason Blood (plus Blood’s demonic alter ego Etrigan, each voiced by Matthew Waterson). Different characters slated to look embrace Dick Grayson (Jason Marsden), Oracle (Gideon Adlon), Grendon/Mr. Freeze (David Dastmalchian), and Kai Li Cain (Tati Gabrielle).

The movie itself relies on the three-issue 2000 miniseries of the identical title from Hellboy’s Mike Mignola, Richard Tempo, Troy Nixey, and Dennis Janke. That comedian, a part of the alternate actuality “Elseworlds” line of DC comics, was very a lot impressed by the works of writer HP Lovecraft and featured Lovecraft variations of various DC and Batman characters, so count on the movie to observe comparable swimsuit. It’s been a minute since we’ve seen an “Elseworlds” comedian get tailored to movie—Superman: Purple Son was again in 2020, and the final one to star Batman was Gotham by Gaslight in 2018. WB Animation places out DC animated movies at a dependable clip, so hopefully this one finds (and lands with) its meant viewers.

Count on Batman: The Doom That Got here to Gotham to launch in spring 2023.

[through The Hollywood Reporter]

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